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E-NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 2020
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ACE WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER NEWS
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The IRS is reminding individuals to consider taking the home office deduction if they qualify. The home office deduction is available to qualifying self-employed taxpayers, independent contractors and those working in the gig economy. However, employees who receive a paycheck or a Form W-2 exclusively from an employer are not eligible for the deduction, even if they are currently working from home.

To learn more Click Here


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Whether you are just getting started in ecommerce or looking to expand your online presence, consider joining eBay’s six-week guided Seller School course to grow your business on their global marketplace in just a few hours a week.
The course offers a dynamic virtual learning experience, including on-demand lessons, exclusive weekly webinars, and live coaching from expert sellers, it is 100% free.  Class begins October 21. The course is open to sellers who have registered an eBay business account in the last six months.

Registering is fast and free, and you can do it HERE.


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Join the thousands of small businesses that are taking the Federal Reserve Banks' Small Business Credit Survey to share vital information on the current business climate and how COVID-19 has affected your business. We invite businesses currently in operation, those recently closed, and those about to launch to share their voices and offer insights and feedback on what worked or did not work with federal relief programs. Help to inform service providers, policymakers, and community lenders who are weighing decisions that affect businesses like yours.

Take the Survey Today


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Staff Accountant – Temporary / Possible Permanent (Georgia)

Do you have a passion for numbers? Have you worked in a skilled accounting position and ready for another challenge? Comfortable working FROM HOME?
We’re looking for a skilled Staff Accountant to be responsible for performing daily accounting tasks, to support our financial team, and to aid in process efficiency improvements while maintaining internal controls.

Learn about the position HERE.


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Thank you to all our volunteers who present during our monthly webinars!

Missy Pitcher with CMIT Solutions of Atlanta Northeast

Mr. Jeff Lovejoy with ActionCOACH

Click Here to View Previous Webinars

Fill Out a Form to Volunteer as a Presenter

 
UPCOMING WEBINARS
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Bookkeeping & Banking for your Small Business

During this webinar, we will highlight the importance of bookkeeping and banking to small businesses. Learn about the main tasks in the bookkeeping function, how to choose the right business bank accounts for your business, and the connection between your personal and business credit among others.

October 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!
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Economic Update & Industry
Best Practices during a Pandemic

This webinar will focus on local and family-owned businesses that have "Turned Obstacles into Innovation" during the pandemic. Learn best practices from industry experts in Restaurants, Beauty, Goods Transportation/Supply Chain.

October 20 @ 11:00 am – 12: 00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!
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Small Business Access to Capital

Looking for funds for your business? Join us and learn about loan products and requirements, SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan, business plan tool and all the resources ACE & the Women's Business Center offer to support small businesses.

October 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!
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Introduction to Federal Procurement &
All About Certifications

Are you considering government contracting? Is your business ready for the shift to business to government? Learn how to gain a strategic foothold in public sector procurement and how certifications can help.

November 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!
IN THE KNOW
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Stay up to date on the latest news about entrepreneurs, small business, the economy ...

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RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
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The SBA is processing EIDL Loans for qualified small businesses and U.S. agricultural businesses. Learn more about available SBA loan and debt relief options.

Coronavirus Relief Options

Click on the link below to view the Policy update as it relates to the Paycheck Protection Program. The purpose of this Notice is to provide information concerning the required procedures for changes of ownership of an entity that has received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds.

SBA Procedural Notice - PPP Loans & Changes of Ownership 

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ACE Women’s Business Center offers virtual and telephone one-on-one business consultations at no cost to business owners. If you would like to schedule an appointment with our business consultants.

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FROM OUR PARTNERS

The Association of Women’s Business Centers is partnering with Women’s Business Centers across the United States to select 12 premier woman-led companies that will be featured in the virtual Wine Women & Shoes ® Marketplace (Nov. 9-19).

Click to Apply Now

Check out the small business events presented by the Georgia district U.S. Small Business Administration office.

View the Small Business Events

Walker’s Legacy is proud to present PROSPECTUS Latina; a program that is building a global ecosystem to support one of the largest entrepreneurial communities in the nation Latinas.

Learn More



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* All SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis | Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance | Contact acewbc@aceloans.org for accommodations

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